CancerCare Manitoba


CancerCare Manitoba located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada is a provincial agency which provides clinical and academic services and leadership for cancer control and the treatment of blood disorders. We invite applications for the position of:

Referral Clerk
Central Referral and Navigation Services Office
Community Oncology - St. Boniface

Permanent Part-time (0.5 EFT)
Competition #: 70-18-715098011

Under the general supervision of the Provincial Navigation Lead, and in collaboration with the Central Referral Office Team Coordinator, the Referral Clerk is responsible for the processing of referrals received at CancerCare Manitoba.

The Referral Clerk compiles demographic and medical information necessary for electronic chart creation and referral triage, assigning, and appointment scheduling for patients requiring outpatient consultation at CancerCare Manitoba and/or inpatient consultation. In carrying out their duties, the Referral Clerk will communicate and collaborate with the Navigation Services team, Referral Office team, multidisciplinary care team, referring community and patients.

The successful incumbent will be expected to support the recently amalgamated Central Referral and Navigation Services Office, and therefore must have the flexibility to move between the MacCharles and St. Boniface sites as assigned.



  • Successful completion of a recognized Health Unit Clerk course.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication at a 40S level (or equivalent).
  • Minimum two (2) years' experience preparing charts, scheduling appointments and communicating with patient and family members in an ambulatory multi-disciplinary setting.
  • Basic computer skills including keyboarding, data entry, email and internet use.
  • Experience utilizing an electronic health record
  • Strong understanding of patient-centered care.
  • Satisfactory employment record.

Will be assessed during the interview process:
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, organizational and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Ability to adapt to stressful work situations.

Will Be Assessed During Testing:
  • Proficient medical terminology (70% pass rate)

  • Experience in Oncology
  • Familiarity with CancerCare Manitoba referral process, triage concepts and Disease Site Groups

This position is subject to a Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search, an Adult Abuse Registry Check and a Child Abuse Registry Check. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred.

CancerCare Manitoba is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free recruitment processes and work environment. If you are contacted by CancerCare Manitoba regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise if accommodation measures must be taken to enable you to apply and be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

Salary: As per CUPE Collective Agreement

Position #: 70-18-715098011

Please submit a detailed cover letter outlining how you meet the requirements for this position along with a current resume which references the Competition Number:

CancerCare Manitoba
Human Resources Services
675 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3E OV9

or Fax: (204) 786-0181

Closing Date: March 13, 2018